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Old 08-01-2002, 04:23 AM   #1
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checking dependancy of rpm without installation

Is there any way to find conflicts without installing any package (an rpm file)


Old 08-01-2002, 05:58 AM   #2
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rpm --test packagename will do what you want. If nothing is shown then there are no conflicts.

this is in the man page for rpm.

Old 08-01-2002, 10:08 AM   #3
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Thanks for your guidelines. With that i am able to work.
But while reading man rpm i got the --nobuild option in both install and build sections but none was working...
But anyway thanks. with your help i am able to finish my task..


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